Montmagny

Montmagny

[Fr. mawn-ma-nyee]
Montmagny, Charles Jacques Huault de, fl.1622-54, governor of New France (1636-48). He was an administrator in New France from 1632 and succeeded Samuel de Champlain as governor. The colony prospered under his leadership, the power of the Iroquois was weakened, and a treaty of peace was concluded with them at Trois Rivières (1645). He worked closely with the missionaries, especially the Jesuits.
Montmagny, town (1991 pop. 11,861), SE Que., Canada, on the St. Lawrence River. Manufactures include textiles, furniture, and household appliances.

Montmagny is a municipality in the district of Avenches in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

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